a substance that inhibits or counteracts the action of an .
antienzyme an·ti·en·zyme (ān’tē-ěn’zīm’, ān’tī-)
An agent or principle, especially an inhibitory enzyme or an antibody to an enzyme, that retards, inhibits, or destroys enzymic activity.
an’ti·en’zy·mat’ic (-zĭ-māt’ĭk, -zī-) or an’ti·en·zy’mic (-zī’mĭk) adj.
the act or state of ; state of being . the process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, etc. Contemporary Examples Moreover, the DSM changes risk an erosion of the autism spectrum at the higher-functioning end. Don’t Remove Asperger’s From the DSM Lucy […]
serving to ; causing . Historical Examples There can be no doubt, then, that glaciers have an erosive action, and therefore must be regarded as agents of denudation. The Story of the Hills H. N. Hutchinson In this excursion only the marginal portion of the glacier would do erosive work. Outlines of the Earth’s History […]
arousing or satisfying sexual desire: an erotic dance. of, relating to, or treating of sexual love; amatory: an erotic novel. subject to or marked by strong sexual desire. an erotic poem. an erotic person. Contemporary Examples But she cut ties with her dad just before he died, while he was editing the Tom Cruise-Nicole Kidman […]
opposed to or working against the existing power structure or mores, as of society or government: Antiestablishment candidates promised to disband the army, Congress, and the cabinet if elected. Contemporary Examples They took an anti-establishment stance to a new level, openly opposing the government. Cuban Hip-Hop Was Born in Alamar Daniel Levin December 25, 2014 […]